26 Founders and CEOs to Follow on Twitter

by / ⠀Startup Advice / March 29, 2013


Looking for some new people to follow on twitter? We have compiled 26 awesome people in business that are very active on twitter. It’s a great way to get a quick look into what and how they think as they run some of the most influential companies we use everyday. Let us know who we missed in the comments below.

Aaron Levie – Co-Founder and CEO of Enterprise Cloud Software Box.

Dick Costolo –  Current CEO of Twitter and was its former COO.

Chris Dixon – Investor at Andreessen Horowitz. Previously. Co-founder/CEO of Hunch (acquired by eBay). Co-founder of Founder Collective, a seed-stage venture fund.

Michael Arrington – Founder of Techcrunch and current founder of Crunchfund.

Rupert Murdoch –  Murdoch is the 38th richest person in the US and the 106th-richest person in the world. He is the founder, Chairman and CEO of global media holding company News Corporation, the world’s second-largest media conglomerate.

Jack Dorsey – The creator of Twitter and as the founder and CEO of Square, a mobile payments company.

Om Malik – Founder of GigaOM. Venture Partner at True Ventures.

Steve Case – Co-founder of AOL; now Chairman of Case Foundation and Revolution (LivingSocial, Zipcar, Exclusive Resorts, Everyday Health, FedBid, Miraval, etc)

Reid Hoffman – Co-founder of LinkedIn. Former executive Vice President of PayPal.

Richard Rosenblatt – Co-Founder, Chrm and CEO, Demand Media. Let’s talk business, social, and whatever is interesting at that moment.

Dennis Crowley – Co-founder of the popular social networking sites Dodgeball and Foursquare.

Ben Horowitz – Co-founder and Partner of the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz based in Menlo Park. Former Co-founder Loudcloud (Opsware).

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Jonah Peretti – Founder/CEO, BuzzFeed.

Elon Musk – Best known for founding SpaceX, and co-founding Tesla Motors and PayPal.

Paul Graham – In 2005 he and Jessica Livingston, Robert Morris, and Trevor Blackwell started Y Combinator. Previoulsy he had founded Viaweb.

Ben Lerer – Co-founder @Thrillist, @JackThreads, @LererVentures.

Michael Lazerow – CMO, Salesforce Marketing Cloud, CEO/Founder: Buddy Media, U-Wire/Student Advantage, Lazerow Consulting.

Marissa Mayer – President and CEO of Yahoo. Previously employee number 20 at Google.

Jef Weiner – CEO at LinkedIn.

Richard Branson – Founder and Chairman of Virgin Group which operates over 400 companies. Net worth $4.2 billion.

Mark Cuban – Owner of the Dallas Mavericks, Landmark Theatres, and Magnolia Pictures. Formerly founded Broadcast.com which was acquired by Yahoo! for $5.9 billion.

Bob Parsons – Executive chairman and founder of GoDaddy.com.

Steve Forbes – Chairman & Editor-In Chief, Forbes Media. Co-Author of Freedom Manifesto; Why Free Markets are Moral & Government Isn’t.

Doug Ulman – President and CEO of Livestrong Foundation.

Pete Cashmore – CEO and Founder of Mashable.com.

Tim O’Reilly – Founder and CEO, O’Reilly Media.

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